R Kelly was emotionally talking about the recent allegations towards him and pleading for individuals to believe he’s innocent… shouting, “I’m fighting for my f***ing life! ”
Kelly sat down with Gayle King on Tuesday, in his first interview given that he was arrested on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. King presses Kelly on the current allegations and clearly hits a soft spot when asked if Kelly has ever held women against their will.?
NEW: R&B singer R. Kelly, charged with aggravated sexual abuse, angrily denied the accusations in a new interview with @GayleKing, insisting the claims are “rumors” & “not true.”
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) March 5, 2019
Kelly explodes, looking directly into the camera and advocating viewers to believe it’s all lies. Kelly spoke about his past cases in which he’s been accused of inappropriate sexual acts, as proof he’d never commit a crime again, knowing all eyes were on him.
At one point, Kelly starts to sob, saying, “I’m fighting for my f***ing life! ”
As reported, Kelly was taken into custody February 22 in Chicago and he spent several days behind bars before coming up with his $100, 000 bail. Upon his release, Kelly hit up a local McDonald’s. He’s also still on the hook for almost $200, 000 in child support.